A Guide to Maintaining Family Ties at a Distance By Rochel U. Berman (200 Pages)Publisher: Ktav, 2010
Oceans Apart will help you understand and enhance your long distance family relationships. This book is of great value to families divided by geography, including immigrants, their offspring, international students, those on overseas assignment as well as their families and relatives back home.
In this book you will discover how to:
Maintain close, loving ties with family members who live far away
Plan a successful visit
Keep in touch between visits
Set aside meaningful one-on-one time with individual family members
Manage tension and conflict from afar and during a visit
Cope with illness and death at a distance
Maintain ties with grandchildren
Bridge the gap between you and your long-distance siblings, nieces and nephews
Deal with cultural and language differences
Use technology effectively to stay in close touch.